BR 1928 Mk 1 Unclassed Restaurant Car, ex-'Flying Scotsman' built 1959

BR 1928 Mk 1 Unclassed Restaurant Car, ex-'Flying Scotsman' built 1959

BR 1928 Mk 1 Unclassed Restaurant Car, ex-'Flying Scotsman' built 1959
BR 1928 Mk 1 Unclassed Restaurant Car, ex-'Flying Scotsman' built 1959

 

Present Location Strathspey
County Location Highland
Designed For BR
Built by BRCW
Diagram number 23
Lot number 30513
Type RU
First Number 1928
Later Numbers E1928 SR109
Present Number SC 1928
Current Livery BR Maroon
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1980. Built as Dgm 23 with 33 Second seats; rebuilt as Dgm 23A (pantry replaced seating bay). Gresly bogies (see additional photo below). Extensive restoration and catering modernisation completed 3/07, when replaced RU 1936 (qv) as operational catering vehicle.
Owner Strathspey Railway
External Structural Condition Very Good
Internal Structural Condition Very Good
Underframe Condition Very Good
External Finish Very Good
Internal Finish Good
Degree of External Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Internal Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Fair
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Several
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 28/03/2007
Surveyor Keith Holyland
Photo Date 31/05/2017
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 19/07/2017

Steve West 31/05/2017. Close-up of Gresley bogie
Steve West 31/05/2017. Close-up of Gresley bogie


 

 

















 

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